Helping to share the web since 1996

Meditation – Can Cure Migraine, 100 Million People In The World Are Suffering From This

Migraine is one of the most common diseases in the world. In addition, it is also the most common neurological disorder in the world. People suffering from this suffer from constant headaches. According to statistics, 20% of people who suffer from it use a drug called opioid to stop the headache. According to scientists, it is possible to treat migraine without medicines. A recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) states that mindful meditation and yoga can reduce migraines.


Some facts about migraine:


According to the Migraine Research Foundation, 100 million people in the world are suffering from this disease.


What does research say


In the research, migraine patients were divided into two groups. The first group was asked to practice mindfulness as a treatment. It focused on meditation, hatha yoga and breathing patterns. Apart from this, they were also suggested to do this practice at home. The other group was given education only about the headache. Every aspect of migraine was explained. During the class, they were asked questions and answers and discussions.


In this 8-week experiment, it was found that mindfulness-based treatment is effective in reducing migraine attacks. Not only did migraines, but depression and anxiety also decreased in people who did meditation and yoga regularly. On the other hand, the condition of the people getting education did not improve much.


How to do Mindful Meditation


In today’s era, patients are advised to make lifestyle changes along with medicines. By following these tips in your everyday life, you can reduce migraine sitting at home:


First of all accept your physical and mental condition.

  • Lie down on your back without any distraction. Close your eyes and pay attention to the speed of your breath. Scan the whole body, from head to toe.
  • Sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes and take a deep breath, then release. Doing this breathing exercise calms the mind.
  • Walk for 30 minutes daily in fresh air and a good environment. Pay attention to your breath as you walk.

Do stretching and hatha yoga for 20 to 30 minutes every day.


back to news headlines